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Quotes About Holding On

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Lili St. Crow
“I was always holding onto people, and they were always leaving.”
Lili St. Crow, Jealousy

“All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.”
Henry Ellis

Shaun Hick
“You need to spend time crawling alone through shadows to truly appreciate what it is to stand in the sun.”
Shaun Hick

Lauren Oliver
“There is only what you want and what happens. There is only grabbing on and holding tight in the darkness.”
Lauren Oliver, Hana

Bret Easton Ellis
“Why was I holding on to something that would never be mine? But isn't that what people do?”
Bret Easton Ellis, Lunar Park

Lee  Goff
“Sometimes the strongest thing you will ever do will be to let go of someone. It will be painful, you will suffer guilt, and you will second-guess yourself, but for your own sanity and quality of life, there will come a time where you hand them to God, with your love, and trust Him to be who and what He is. May our Lord comfort you.”
Lee Goff

Angela Morrison
“And now—our love is so true, I won’t take a step without you. Thank God, you came. If you love me, please don’t ever let me go.”
Angela Morrison, Sing Me to Sleep

Melissa de la Cruz
“It was so nice just to live in the moment, to enjoy holding him so closely, to pretend for a little while that they were merely two young people in love and nothing else.”
Melissa de la Cruz, The Van Alen Legacy

Shannon L. Alder
“Never give up on someone. Sometimes the answers you are looking for are the same answers another person is looking for. Two people searching together are always better than one person alone.”
Shannon L. Alder

Emily Murdoch
“Funny how we can't hold onto time, even when it's strapped to our wrists”
Emily Murdoch, If You Find Me

“Memory is a way of holding on to the things you love, the things you are, the things you never want to lost”
Kevin Arnold

Bryant McGill
“Stop holding-on to the wrong people. Let them go on their own way; if not for you, then for them.”
Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

Charlotte Eriksson
“It was a very ordinary day, the day I realised that my becoming is my life and my home and that I don't have to do anything but trust the process, trust my story and enjoy the journey. It doesn't really matter who I've become by the finish line, the important things are the changes from this morning to when I fall asleep again, and how they happened, and who they happened with. An hour watching the stars, a coffee in the morning with someone beautiful, intelligent conversations at 5am while sharing the last cigarette. Taking trains to nowhere, walking hand in hand through foreign cities with someone you love. Oceans and poetry.

It was all very ordinary until my identity appeared, until my body and mind became one being. The day I saw the flowers and learned how to turn my daily struggles into the most extraordinary moments. Moments worth writing about. For so long I let my life slip through my fingers, like water.
I'm holding on to it now,
and I'm not letting go.”
Charlotte Eriksson, Empty Roads & Broken Bottles; in search for The Great Perhaps

“Sometimes you win or sometimes you lose.
I don't wanna lose you, Don't even own you.
I just wanna stay right here, Until never dawns”
Corinne Bailey Rae

C. JoyBell C.
“The old adage that people only want what they can’t have or what they can’t tame— is totally primitive. A being of higher origins will know instinctively that life on earth is a series of chances, moments and concepts. That’s really all that you have. So when you find one of these things and it makes you burn, or it makes you feel peace inside, or it makes you look forwards and backwards and here all at the same time— that’s when you know to hold onto it. And you hold onto it with every fiber of your being. Because it’s in the holding on of these chances and moments and concepts that life is lived. Every other kind of living is only in vitro. I don’t care what psychologists say today about how the human mind works. Because one day they will reach this pinnacle and they will see what I see and they will look upon the old ways as primitive. As long and gone. We do not wish to have what we can’t have. We wish to burn in whatever flame we have stepped into.”
C. JoyBell C.

Shannon L. Alder
“One of the hardest things you will ever have to go through is the death of a child. The second hardest thing you will ever have to go through is having a child die at Christmas time. The third hardest thing you will ever have to go through is telling your child that their friend and family member has passed away. The bittersweet moment that pulls you through it all is when your child says, "Mom don't cry. They're okay because they are with God now and they promise not to leave until they help you get through this.”
Shannon L. Alder

Kiera Cass
“I don't know if I'm supposed to be holding on or letting go.

I don't want to give up, but if there's nothing for me to hope for, tell me.”
Kiera Cass, The Elite

“those whom love has held, has held here in time
curious, in this labyrinth of roses—it
will go on holding, though in cruelty—of
stars we could not reach for, but still remembered.”
John Daniel Thieme, the ghost dancers

“Sometimes words just arent enough.
Sometimes it's easier to magically lose yourself in the memories long past, the ones you so selfishly took for granted.
And sadly sometimes that's the only way to keep those people in your life- recapturing their glorious light before they fade. And inevitably their memory along with them.”
Kendal Rob

Bryant McGill
“We have all suffered losses and pain, but no loss is greater than a life lost holding-on to a painful past.”
Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

Taylor Jenkins Reid
“No matter how strong you are, no matter how smart you are or tough you can be, the world will find a way to break you. And when it does, the only thing you can do is hold on.”
Taylor Jenkins Reid, Forever, Interrupted

A. Lynn
“The word goodbye stuck to her tongue. She wasn’t ready to say it. Because goodbye weighed more when forever hung off the end. And she wasn’t sure about forever. She wasn’t sure about anything. Except that, at that moment, she wanted to believe he would always be there. Even if it meant many years down the road. She needed to still have something to hold onto.”
A. Lynn, Itsy's Ugly

“I know I shouldn't be doing this. I know I'm poking a wound, not healing it. I know there's no way to have a future with Rhiannon.
All I'm doing is extending the past by a day.”
David Levithan Every Day

“Holding onto what was isn't healthy for what is.”
Hannah Smith

David Levithan
“I know I shouldn't be doing this. I know I'm poking a wound, not healing it. I know there's no way to have a future with Rhiannon.
All I'm doing is extending the past by a day.”
David Levithan, Every Day

Bryant McGill
“When we hold-on to someone's imperfections we become emotionally pair-bonded to their maladies.”
Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

“Hope is when against all odds a tiny flame keeps burning for the possibility.”
Tilicia Haridat

Dinaw Mengestu
“If the last thing a man has to hold on to is his sense of pride and accompanying dignity, then more likely than not he will expend every last trace of energy doing so.”
Dinaw Mengestu, How to Read the Air

“Therefore, you might end up, like be dead, with still having that notion of 'not giving up' in your mind.”
Jay Mark D. Saga-ad

Catherine Lacey
“Moments never stay, whether or not you ask them, they do not care, no moment cares, and the ones you wish could stretch out like a hammock for you to lie in, well, those moments leave the quickest and take everything good with them, little burglars, those moments, those hours, those days you loved the most.”
Catherine Lacey, Nobody Is Ever Missing

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